Outback Safari

Experience quintessential Northern Territory landscapes on a thrilling road-trip from Uluru to Darwin. The grandeur of Uluru is unforgettable, and the opportunity to learn about the traditions of the local Indigenous people adds depth to your encounter. Travelling the Stuart Highway, you’ll witness the transition from desert reds to the rocky escarpments and lush greens of the tropical north.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Welcome to Uluru

On arrival in Uluru you will be transferred to your hotel where you begin your Outback Safari. Meet your Travel Director this afternoon and enter the dual world heritage listed National Park to enjoy nibbles and sparkling wine at the Uluru sunset viewing area, ‘Sunset Strip’. Get your camera ready as the sun sets over the western horizon, the evening sky brings out the many shades of colour for which Uluru is renowned.

Hotel: Desert Gardens Hotel, 2 nights

Day 2: Uluru Sunrise – Kata Tjuta

See the Red Centre set alight by the morning’s first rays of sunlight. After sunrise tour the base of Uluru. You may like to take a self-guided stroll around the 11km base of ‘The Rock’ or enjoy a guided walk with your Travel Director to Mutitjulu Waterhole. You’ll view Aboriginal rock paintings as your Travel Director interprets their meaning and significance. You’ll also learn about the flora, fauna and cultural traditions of traditional owners, the Anangu. Visit Uluru – Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre where there is time to purchase some locally made Aboriginal art and learn more about the Western Desert region. This afternoon, visit the spectacular domes of Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) and walk through Walpa Gorge, following the natural creek-bed between two of the main domes. Take in a magnificent outback sunset at Kata Tjuta while you enjoy sparkling wine and nibbles.

Day 3: Uluru– Kings Canyon

This morning you might choose the optional extra of seeing the Field of Light at Sunrise or enjoy a sleep in. After breakfast you will travel to Kings Canyon Resort. On the way, marvel at Atila (Mt. Conner), the ‘forgotten wonder of Central Australia’ and stop for a lunch break at Kings Creek Station. Originally vacant crown land, the station now runs cattle and is the largest exporter of wild camels in Australia. Why not taste one of their famous camel burgers for lunch? You don’t want to miss out! Now get ready for spectacular sightseeing. You’re off on a 6km rim walk exploration of Kings Canyon, which will reward you with marvellous views of Watarrka National Park, where you’ll be able to see as far as the horizon and get a real feel for the grand scale of this natural wonder. An easier walk along the boulder-strewn canyon floor is also available.

Hotel: Kings Canyon Resort

Day 4: Kings Canyon – Alice Springs

Your Outback Adventure continues today as you journey past vast cattle stations as the landscapes rises to the spectacular MacDonnell ranges that surround Alice Springs. In Alice Springs you explore the historic Telegraph Station that was established in 1872. It first served as one of 12 stations positioned along the Overland Telegraph Line that stretches between Adelaide and Darwin. Your last stop for the day is Anzac Hill for reflection and the panoramic views that give you an appreciation for Alice Springs.

Hotel: Mercure Alice Springs Resort , 2 nights

Day 5: Alice Springs

This morning you will learn about the life of the local indigenous Arrernte People before experiencing the Royal Flying Doctor Service tourist facility. Here you will learn how the facility brings first class health services to people living in the bush. This evening ‘Be My Guest’ with the Falzon family for an Australian BBQ dinner at Earth Sanctuary World Nature Centre. Join them as they share stories of self-sufficient living and astronomy and even lead you on a sing-a-long accompanied by the didgeridoo and guitar. It will be a night to remember!

Day 6: Alice Springs – Tennant Creek

Your first stop is School of the Air to witness a live classroom lesson broadcast over 1.3 million square kilometres. These children living in remote locations that would otherwise have no access to public education. Continue north, stopping at interesting Wycliffe Well where you need to keep your eye out for a UFO. Next stop is Karlu-Karlu (Devils Marbles) where you’ll explore the precariously balanced boulders. End the day at Tennant Creek, an old gold mining town along the Stuart Highway.

Hotel: Bluestone Motor Inn

Day 7: Tennant Creek – Katherine

Today you’ll travel north and visit eccentric Daly Waters Historic Pub at lunchtime. Continue to Mataranka, ‘Land of the Never Never’. At Mataranka you can visit a replica of the original Elsey Homestead, used in the filming of ‘We of the Never Never’, an autobiographical film about Jeannie Gunn’s life in the Outback. Or, you may take the palm lined walkway for a swim in the famous thermal springs – a bit of a must do! Travel on to Katherine for the night.

Hotel: Paraway Motel

Day 8: Katherine – Kakadu

Join your local guide on a serene early morning cruise through Katherine Gorge in Nitmiluk National Park. Discover the cultural significance of this ancient waterway to the traditional landowners, the Jawoyn, and keep an eye out for the resident crocodiles. Continue to Kakadu National Park via Pine Creek. We recommend treating yourself to a mango smoothie along the way! Travel deep into Kakadu for a cruise on the famous Yellow Water Billabong. You should see a stunning variety of birdlife such as sea eagles, brolgas and with any luck, fascinating little kingfishers. You’ll also see feared estuarine crocodiles basking in the muddy shallows.

Hotel: Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel

Day 9: Kakadu – Darwin

This morning you’ll have the opportunity to take an optional flight over Kakadu and Arnhem Land. Later visit Ubirr and view Aboriginal rock art dating back some 20,000 years. Climb to the top of this rocky outcrop for spectacular views over the flood plains and escarpment country. You may recognise the location from the famous Australian film, Crocodile Dundee! This afternoon you will arrive in tropical Darwin. After a brief tour around Darwin the evening is free to explore. We highly recommend you explore the popular Mindil Markets for dinner and to watch a famous top end sunset over the beach.

Hotel: Mantra on the Esplanade, 2 nights

Day 10: Litchfield National Park

Today travel to Litchfield National Park. You’ll stop at the amazing Termite Mounds and then Florence Falls to view the famous waterfalls from a high vantage point. Venture on to tropical Wangi Falls for a relaxing swim in the large crystal-clear waterhole before heading back to Darwin. This evening join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Farewell Dinner on board a Darwin Harbour Cruise. Enjoy a delicious buffet meal as you watch the sun set over Darwin and the surrounding area – it’s time to celebrate your Northern Territory outback adventure.

Day 11: Farewell from Darwin

Bid Farewell to your fellow travellers after breakfast when your Outback Safari comes to an end.

2021 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
April: 03, 17$4,960.00$6,180.00
May: 01, 15, 29$4,960.00$6,180.00
June: 12, 26$5,230.00$6,690.00
July: 10, 24$5,230.00$6,690.00
August: 07, 21$5,230.00$6,690.00
September: 04, 18$5,230.00$6,690.00
October: 02$5,230.00$6,690.00
Inclusions 
Meals: 10 breakfasts, 6 dinners
Transport: Airport Transfers & Travel by luxury coach
Accommodation: 10 nights accommodation
Guide: Experienced Travel Director & Driver Guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Outback Explorer

This Outback Explorer journey takes you into the very heart of Australia. The ancient and awe-inspiring Flinders Ranges and Kings Canyon provide a dramatic introduction to the rugged landscapes of the continent’s interior – and the jewels in its crown, magnificent Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta (the Olgas). Close encounters with local people add an enriching layer to your outback experience.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Welcome to Adelaide

On arrival today, explore the major sights of this picturesque city. Later, you’ll join a local food expert for a guided tour of the vibrant 140-year-old Adelaide Central Market where you’ll meet the traders and sample some local culinary delights. Relax this evening at a Welcome Reception and dinner at La Boca Bar and Grill with your Travel Director and fellow travellers.

Hotel: Stamford Plaza Adelaide

Day 2: Adelaide – Flinders Ranges

Today, drive through the rolling hills of the Clare Valley for a wine-tasting at Sevenhill Cellars, the region’s oldest winery before stopping at the township of Clare for lunch. This afternoon your journey continues to Hawker, home of the Jeff Morgan Gallery where you’ll get to meet Jeff and experience his spectacular 30 metre panoramic painting of the Flinders Ranges! Your last stop for the day is at Wilpena Pound Resort, nestled in the shadows of this remarkable natural amphitheatre.

Hotel: Wilpena Pound Resort

Day 3: Flinders Ranges – Port Augusta

Take a walk with your Travel Director this morning to the faithfully restored Hills Homestead and Wangarra Lookout which affords panoramic views over Wilpena Pound. Journey through Pichi Richi Pass and historic Quorn to Port Augusta. Visit Wadlata Outback Centre before venturing out for a delicious dinner at a local restaurant.

Hotel: Majestic Oasis Apartments

Day 4: Port Augusta – Coober Pedy

Visit a former rocket-testing site at Woomera before travelling through salt-lake country to isolated Coober Pedy, regarded by many as the opal capital of the world. View an opal demonstration with a local expert, who’ll then lead you through some of the town’s iconic underground buildings. Tonight, enjoy dinner at Umberto’s Restaurant.

Hotel: Desert Cave Hotel

Day 5: Coober Pedy – Uluru

Cross the border into the Northern Territory and continue to Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park. Enter the dual world heritage listed National Park to enjoy nibbles and sparkling wine at the Uluru sunset viewing area, ‘Sunset Strip’. Get your camera ready as the sun sets over the western horizon, the evening sky brings out the many shades of colour for which Uluru is renowned.

Hotel: Desert Gardens Hotel, 2 nights

Day 6: Uluru Sunrise – Kata Tjuta

See the Red Centre set alight by the morning’s first rays of sunlight. After sunrise tour the base of Uluru. You may like to take a self-guided stroll around the 11km base of ‘The Rock’ or enjoy a guided walk with your Travel Director to Mutitjulu Waterhole. You’ll view Aboriginal rock paintings as your Travel Director interprets their meaning and significance. You’ll also learn about the flora, fauna and cultural traditions of traditional owners, the Anangu. Visit Uluru – Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre where there is time to purchase some locally made Aboriginal art and learn more about the Western Desert region. This afternoon, visit the spectacular domes of Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) and walk through Walpa Gorge, following the natural creek-bed between two of the main domes. Take in a magnificent outback sunset at Kata Tjuta while you enjoy sparkling wine and nibbles.

Day 7: Uluru – Kings Canyon

This morning you might choose the optional extra of seeing the Field of Light at Sunrise or enjoy a sleep in. After breakfast you will travel to Kings Canyon Resort. On the way, marvel at Atila (Mt. Conner), the ‘forgotten wonder of Central Australia’ and stop for a lunch break at Kings Creek Station. Originally vacant crown land, the station now runs cattle and is the largest exporter of wild camels in Australia. Why not taste one of their famous camel burgers for lunch? You don’t want to miss out! Now get ready for spectacular sightseeing. You’re off on a 6km rim walk exploration of Kings Canyon, which will reward you with marvellous views of Watarrka National Park, where you’ll be able to see as far as the horizon and get a real feel for the grand scale of this natural wonder. An easier walk along the boulder-strewn canyon floor is also available.

Hotel: Kings Canyon Resort

Day 8: Kings Canyon – Alice Springs

Your Outback Adventure continues today as you journey past vast cattle stations as the landscapes rises to the spectacular MacDonnell ranges that surround Alice Springs. In Alice Springs you explore the historic Telegraph Station that was established in 1872. It first served as one of 12 stations positioned along the Overland Telegraph Line that stretches between Adelaide and Darwin. Your last stop for the day is Anzac Hill for reflection and the panoramic views that give you an appreciation for Alice Springs.

Hotel: Mercure Alice Springs Resort , 2 nights

Day 9: Alice Springs

This morning you will learn about the life of the local indigenous Arrernte People before experiencing the Royal Flying Doctor Service tourist facility. Here you will learn how the facility brings first class health services to people living in the bush. This evening ‘Be My Guest’ with the Falzon family for an Australian BBQ dinner at Earth Sanctuary World Nature Centre. Join them as they share stories of self-sufficient living and astronomy and even lead you on a sing-a-long accompanied by the didgeridoo and guitar. It will be a night to remember!

Day 10: Farewell from Alice Springs

Your holiday through the Outback concludes after breakfast. You’ll receive a complimentary transfer to Alice Springs Airport for your onward flight.

2021 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
April: 13, 27$4,325.00$5,530.00
May: 11, 25$4,325.00$5,530.00
June: 08, 22$4,555.00$5,945.00
July: 06, 20$4,555.00$5,945.00
August: 03, 17, 31$4,555.00$5,945.00
September: 14, 25$4,555.00$5,945.00
2022 Dates & Prices
March: 29$4,325.00$5,530.00
Inclusions 
Meals: 9 breakfasts, 6 dinners
Transport:Airport Transfers & Travel by luxury coach
Accommodation: 9 nights accommodation
Guide: Experienced Travel Director & Driver Guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Northern Territory

Experience all the Northern Territory has to offer from the iconic Uluru (Ayers Rock) in the vast Red Centre, to Darwin and World Heritage Listed Kakadu National Park in the tropical Top End.

Sail across the harbour from Darwin to the Tiwi Islands, glide across wetlands and spot local wildlife, or cool off under a waterfall in Litchfield National Park. Kakadu National Park will change how you see the world. Cascading waterfalls, rugged escarpments, aboriginal rock art, giant crocodiles and exotic bird life Experience the magic of this ancient land which is only a few hours from Darwin. Nature comes alive at Katherine Gorge as you cruise, canoe or fly along the Gorge by helicopter. Take a more challenging route and hike the Jatbula Trail.

Escape to one of Australia’s last true wilderness areas. Arnhem Land is one of the Top End’s most spectacular natural destinations. Beautiful scenery, rugged coastlines, remote islands, rivers teeming with fish, rainforest, towering escarpments and savannah woodland.

Lying in the heart of Central Australia, nestled between the East and West MacDonnell Ranges is Alice Springs. Known around the world as Australia’s most famous outback town, Alice Springs is celebrated for the natural beauty of its surrounding desert and the extraordinay people that have shaped its history. Settled in the 1800s, ‘The Alice’ epitomised the Territory’s pioneering history and saw the Overland Telegraph Line and the Old Ghan railway open up inland Australia.

Considered the spiritual heart of Australia, this region’s gem is Uluru/Ayers Rock, but it also offers visitors so much more. Get ready to be blown away by World Heritage-listed natural wonders, iconic wildlife and the red dirt of the Australian Outback. The Uluru region is home to two of Australia’s most famous rock formations, a mighty canyon and an ancient indigenous culture rich in story, dance and art

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.



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A short but sweet 2 day tour visiting all Uluru & Kata Tjuta National Park has to offer. Travel in the comfort of your coach around the base of Uluru with your Driver Guide who will provide details on its incredible history.

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Spend 2 days in the Top End on this Kakadu and East Alligator River Tour, exploring the many sights of Kakadu National Park. Travel with AAT Kings onboard a luxury air conditioned coach

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The spectacle, history and rich culture of Uluru and Kata Tjuta come together for a memorable experience in the wide-open landscape.

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Discover the stunning sights of Kakadu and Katherine. Join the famous Jumping Crocodile and Yellow Water Billabong Cruise, view ancient Aboriginal rock art at Ubirr and Nourlangie then cruise through the glorious Katherine Gorge stopping at Edith Falls.

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Depart Darwin and head to the World Heritage listed and the largest National Park in Australia, Kakadu. .



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Take a journey through the open expanse of the Red Centre to see some of Australia's most incredible sights.

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Encounter on this 6 Day Top End Journey a vibrant Indigenous culture, friendly local characters and magnificent landscapes and it will leave you spellbound.

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On this fully supported trek you walk with just a day pack to explore the best sections of this iconic desert trail: from the high ridge lines of the West MacDonnell Ranges you'll see the vast flood plains that form this ancient land.

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Discover the legendary Australian Outback on a fascinating northbound journey from Adelaide, through the Red Centre and onto tropical Darwin in the Top End.

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This fantastic route along the Larapinta Trail will take in the most spectacular highlights along the 223km track. The camping based trek will allow you more time to explore.

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This journey takes you into the very heart of Australia. The ancient and awe-inspiring Flinders Ranges and Kings Canyon provide a dramatic introduction to the rugged landscapes.



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Witness a magnificent Uluru sunset, and encounter a wide variety of wildlife in Kakadu that will delight nature lovers. Be inspired by Indigenous stories and culture, and enjoy a refreshing swim in the idyllic waters of Edith Falls.

From $4,960.00 per person

Experience quintessential Northern Territory landscapes on a thrilling road-trip from Uluru to Darwin. The grandeur of Uluru is unforgettable, and the opportunity to learn about the traditions of the local Indigenous people adds depth to your encounter.



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From $6,520.00 per person

Discover the legendary Australian Outback on a fascinating northbound journey from Adelaide, through the Red Centre and onto tropical Darwin in the Top End.

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